Anarghya Vardhana

Partner, Maveron

Always passionate about mathematics, Anarghya published a math theorem at the age of 17 which set her on a lifelong path in STEM. Prior to entering the world of venture capital, Anarghya worked for several startups in the product manager and head of product capacity, including the early founding teams of fintech and healthtech companies. She also expanded her product experience to the non-profit and developing world through her work for Ushahidi, where she was a product manager and led user experience research across South America and East Africa. Before entering the startup world, Anarghya held various roles at Google, leading operational teams and focusing on international expansion of the AdWords Express product.

Prior to joining Maveron, Anarghya was an investor at small seed fund where she focused on consumer investments while also spending significant time focusing on frontier technology.

At Maveron, she brings her passion for the intersection of cutting edge technologies like artificial intelligence to existing mass consumer experiences, identifying these opportunities in the Bay Area and beyond. Within the portfolio, Anarghya is a board observer for Booster, Imperfect Produce, Pluto VR, The Guild and Two Chairs. In 2017, Forbes named Anarghya to its annual list of top “30 under 30” in venture capital.

Anarghya is a proud Oregonian, and attended Stanford University where she studied Science, Technology, and Society, focusing on math and computer science. She is deeply passionate about
investing, diversity in tech, marathon training, dancing, eating paleo, and her lifelong mission to get more women involved in technology and to increase diversity in both thought and practice in the field.

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